UTOPIA. Sir Thomas More.


  • New York, NY: privately printed for the Scott-Thaw Company, 1903.
  • small folio.
  • two-toned cloth, paper spine and cover labels, top edge cut, other edges uncut
  • xii, 265+(1) pages

Price: $275.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 126530

Limited to 210 numbered copies, signed on behalf of the publisher on verso of half title. Translated from the Latin by Ralph Robynson. Note on publication history, table of contents, translator's note. Includes a biography of More by his son-in-law William Roper. Also includes a collection of More's letters with letters from More to his daughter Margaret Roper while imprisoned in the Tower of London with "certain other letters." Text in black and red. Frontispiece portrait of More from that of Hans Holbein. Invoice, catalogue description, illustration of title of edition published in Basel, 1518-20, laid in. Corners lightly bumped. Two bookplates of previous owners on front pastedown.